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dallas has died at the age of 81, manuel bojorquez looks back on his long career, and signs of the times, lucy kraft shows us the high tech advertisements that are becoming an inescapable site in modern day japan. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> good evening, the i am chip reid, one day after the holiday season kickoff the nation's merchants have reason for joy, by one estimate the number of black friday shoppers was up 20 percent over the same day last year. the question now is whether shoppers can maintain the pace. terrell brown is watching the shoppers and their treasures in new york tonight. >> it is shaping up to be a record-setting opening to this holiday shopping season. one retailer at wal-mart the neigh nation's biggest said it sold nearly 5,000 items a second on thanksgiving night, as stores opened their doors this year earlier than ever. >> the pumpkin pie was barely eaten thursday night when retailers opened their doors, some as early as 8:00 and 9:00 p.m., to jump-start the holiday shopping season. >> shopping! >> people showed up a clear majo
"dallas." his former co-stars remember him today as fun, wild, and a memorable star in hollywood. hagman died yesterday of complications from cancer. cnn's colleen mcedwards takes a look at his life and legacy. >> reporter: larry hagman wore many hats in his career. but his best known for the stetson that he wore on "dallas." despite rolls on film and on stage, hagman will always be remembered as the villianous j.r. ewing. >> and you drove cliff to attempt suicide. >> how was i to know he was going to do a dumb thing like that? >> reporter: wn j.r. was shot by an unknown assailant, it was the most famous cliffhangers in tv history, watched by 300 million people from all over the world. hagman never expected the show to endure. >> i just started this show doing six shows. i never thought i'd do 300. >> reporter: in fact, the "dallas" franchise was so successful, the series was recently reprised. the u.s. network tnt brought it back with a new generation of ewings and hagman came back, too, returning as j.r. once again. critics say he was the best thing about "dallas." but explaining the c
thing like that? >> and tv's original bad boy. hollywood reacting this morning to the death of "dallas" star larry hagman. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. it is 10:00 on the east coast, 7:00 a.m. on the west, and here's where we start this morning. larry hagman's family says he was surrounded by family at the end. the 81-year-old actor died of complications from cancer. he's best known for his iconic portrayal of j.r. ewing in the show "dallas." it's a role that he always called his favorite. peter fonda said goodbye to his friend on twitter, saying hagman brought so much fun to everyone's life. cnn entertainment corresponde m correspondent careen winter joins us. i understand that you are at larry hagman's star on the hollywood walk of fame. are people showing up to pay their respects? >> not yet, but you can bet that will change as the morning continues. we are right next to larry hagman's star. still quite early here, so i'm sure there are many people who are waking up just finding out about the sad news. perhaps they're still unaware. that's very popular strip in hollyw
reacting to the death of "dallas" star larry hagman. it is saturday, november 24th. i'm randi kaye. >> i'm victor blackwell. thank you for starting your morning with us. >> we begin in tahrir square this morning where hundreds of protesters have been arrested during anti-government dmem k. demonstrations angry with their president over his new power grab. >> opposition leaders say he is now more powerful than former president hosni mubarak ever was. this week, leaders around the world praised him for brokering a cease fire between israel and hamas. . >> more now on his new powers and the anger it spurred. >> if anyone thought egyptians were tired or weary of protesting after two years of demonstrations, all you had to do was look at cairo's tahrir square on friday and it was clear that's not the case. the demonstrators appeared to be as determined as ever and this time they're going after their current president. outrage, clashes, and anguish in tahrir. thousands of angry egyptians back in a public square that has become the arab world's emblem for the democratic right to protest. this w
remember him on the primetime television series of "dallas." offscreen, he was known as being larger than life and his co-stars remembering him as fun, wild, and rememberable. he died yesterday of complications from cancer. colleen takes a look at his life and legacy. >> reporter: larry hagman wore many hats in his career. but his best known his stetson he wore on "dallas." despite roles on film and stage, hagman will be remembered as the villainous j.r. ewing. >> you drove cliff to attempt suicide. >> how would i know he would do a dump thing like that in. >> when he was shot by an unknown assailant, it became one of the most famous cliffhangers in tv history, watched by 300 million people from all around the world. hagman never expected the show to endure. >> i just started the show doing six shows. i never thought i would do 300. >> in fact, the dallas fran choice was so successful, the series was recently reprised. tnt brought it back with a new generation of ewings. d hagman came back, too. returning as j.r. once again. critics say he was the best thing about "dallas" but explaining
at the hollywood walk of fame. he died yesterday in dallas, again working as the character that maids him famous the world over, best known for his role as is the scheming oil tie can, jr ewing on "dallas" and he was the loveable astronaut tony nelson on "i dream of jeanie." we have more on his life and career and the sidewalk out there has been a flurry of activity as people come by to witness his star. >> reporter: and, already, we are having a legenus, harris. larry hagman dying of complications from cancer at the age of 81. he played the villain, people the world over loved to hate. >> and, in return... >> i get 25% of your earnings from all sources. >> reporter: remembered as j. r. ewing with the swagger and grit, he was one of the world's most famous actors, during the height of dallas's popularity. >> who shot jr? how many parodies were that of that. >> the evil side, machiavellian plotting... >> reporter: fellow cast members released statements. linda gray, who was his on screen wife was with him in his final moments, he was creative, generous, funny and loving and talented and there cou
. good morning. >> reporter: you may recall in the 1980s whenever someone talked about dallas you have to wonder whether they were talking about the tv series or the actual city in texas. and, of course everyone remembers south fork ranch as the home of the fictional ewing family. it was the cliffhanger that ended the 1980 season which everyone over a certain age will always remember. it was one of the most famous moments in television history. the world asked who shot j.r. and this morning the world mourns the loss of the actor who played j.r. ewing in the hit cbs show "dallas." larry magazine hahn has died at the age of 81. >> there we are. >> reporter: hagman rose to fame as good natured astronaut anthony nelson in the "i dream of jeanne." he came from a show business family. his mother was mary martin. hagman was candid about his personal life acknowledging years of heavy drinking that so damaged his liver he eventually needed a transplant. after many years of smoking, hagman quit and became an anti-smoking advocate. recently he acknowledged that his wife of ne
of course as the villain j.r. ewing on his star with dallas. lost his battle with cancer dallas hospital. linda gray had this to say on the star's passing. larry hagman was my best friend for 35 years. he brought joy to everyone he knew. i will miss him enor muresly. >> she was at his side. >> he he was apparently surrounded by family and friends. >> hagman was the son of mary martin. he was also known for his role as major tony nelson in i dream of jeanne, of course, he was 81 years old. >> he never became hollywood. larry hagman remained dallas. he was from fort worth and he always will stand for dallas. what a legend. love that guy. >> check in with rick reichmuth and see what our weekend first alert forecast looks like. >> looking good. you worry about thanksgiving weekend for travelers getting home and maybe another storm at the end of it we made through the entire thing scot-free. it's cold. 13 degrees in minneapolis. the tenks have dropped off from where you were on wednesday. aside from that, no big storms. cold front eastern seaboard. behind it a ton of sunshine. there will be a
for. the j.r. ewing character from "dallas," one of the best known tv characters of the last 30 years really. d "dallas" was a long running hit in the '70s and '80s and you may remember him as major nelson from "i dream of jean any." barbara eden said i had the pleasure of watching the texas tornado that was larry hagman. can i honestly say that we've lot not just a great actor, not just a television icon, but an element of pure americana. much more on larry hagman later in the hour. >>> black friday has come and gone, but the nation's retailers hope the effects will be long lasting. shoppers sprinted into the stores in search of holiday bargains. retailers can rack up 40% of the sales during the november and december shopping period and if you didn't find what you wanted, check out some of your local area stores during small business saturday. the initiative founded two years ago by american express aims to steer some of those big bucks to the smaller stores. >>> and while walmart says it was the best block friday in store history, the day wasn't without controversy. from california
career in hoyle. he started in "i dream of jea e jeanie" and then "dallas." the show ran from 1978 to 1991. the "who shot j.r. episode" was the best show watched of all time. hagman was actually filming episode for the second season short by-his death. the second season is set to air in january and while there are reports that he shot at least six episodes, no word on how writers plan to address the sad news of hi passing. and his dallas co-stars have been reacting to twitter and facebook with linda grey writing earlier, he was a wonderful, dear, bigger than life friend and barbara eden remembering his big laughs, big smiles, and unrestrained personality. the cast and crew of "dallas" releasing this statement, larry hagman was a giant, a larger-than-life personalities who iconic performance as j.r. ewing will endure as one of the most indelible in entertainment history. he truly loved portraying this globally recognized character and he leaves a legacy of entertainment, generosity, and grace. fans remember his legacy. >> everything seemed to be going so well and he had an opportuni
. legendary actor larry hagman had been in texes afilming new episoadz of dallas when he died. his millions of fans span the globe. now the producers are working to give hagman's character, j.r. ewing, a record sendoff. find out how the korean pop star out-steps justin bieber [ fishing rod casting line, marching band playing ] [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good. it's amazing what soup can do. starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. i have obligations. cute tobligations, but i need to rethink the core of my portfolio. what i really need is sleep. introducing the ishares core, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose i
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